Not everyone gets to be a top chef, but who says you can’t pretend to be one for a day. These hands-on cooking classes provide a fun and interactive environment for anyone to try their hand at the culinary arts.
The bonus? You’re guaranteed a fun night out, followed by a delicious dinner where participants get to enjoy their culinary creations.
Cooking classes at Stir Crazy
The cooking classes are taught by professional chefs, who bring a wealth of experience from the restaurant industry. Some of the cooking experiences on offer include:
All Things Chocolate Workshop
As the name suggests, it’s all about the rich and creamy heavenly stuff. You get to taste it, mould it, and use it to make various chocolate pastries.
Duration 4 hours
South African Cooking Safari
This course celebrates our country’s diverse cultural influences, with a mix of African, Afrikaans and Cape Malay recipes. You’ll learn to make chakalaka, boerewors and bobotie samosas.
Duration 3.5 hours
Learn how to bake buttery croissants like they do in food-loving France, and try your hand at an array of other decadent pastries.
Duration 3.5 hours
Good to know
- The school hosts corporate year-end functions and team-building events. One such offering is their Masterchef Teambuilding event, where you and your colleagues compete against each other.
- The school also hosts pop-up dinner events, where a team of chefs (graduates from the school’s Super Yacht Culinary Course) prepare a five-course gourmet meal under the supervision of head chef Brett Nussey. Guests can relax with a drink in hand as they watch the chefs at work in the kitchen.
- The minimum age for participation in the cooking classes is 12 years old.
What’s cooking in 2019?
Keen for an exercise in culinary craftsmanship? Then diarise the following dates for cooking classes in 2019. All skill levels are welcome.
March 2019 Classes
|Monday, 18 March||Artisan Breads (2 sessions)||9am – 1pm||R799||Book Now|
|Monday, 18 March||South African Cooking Safari||6pm – 9.30pm||R650||Book Now|
|Tuesday, 19 March||New Style Tapas||6pm – 9.30pm||R650||Book Now|
|Wednesday, 20 March – Friday, 29 March||Superyacht 8-Day Foundation Culinary Tuition||9am – 4pm||R14 599||Book Now|
|Wednesday, 20 March||Knife Skills & Kitchen Hacks||6pm – 9.30pm||R650||Book Now|
|Saturday, 23 March||Confectionary & Sweets||9am – 1pm||R820||Book Now|
|Saturday, 23 March||Food Safety in Catering Certification||9am – 4pm||R2 850||Book Now|
|Monday, 25 March – Friday, 29 March||Superyacht Advanced Culinary Tuition||9am – 4pm||R9 599||Book Now|
|Monday, 25 March||South African Cooking Safari||6pm – 9.30pm||R650||Book Now|
|Tuesday, 26 March||Low Carb & Plant-Based||6pm – 9.30pm||R650||Book Now|
|Friday, 29 March||Pop-Up Dinner||6pm onward||R350||Book Now|
|Saturday, 30 March||Food Safety in Catering Certification||9am – 4pm||R2 850||Book Now|
April 2019 Classes
|Monday, 1 April||South African Cooking Safari||6pm – 9.30pm||R650||Book Now|
|Monday, 1 April||Knife Skills & Kitchen Hacks||1.30pm – 5pm||R650||Book Now|
|Tuesday, 2 April||Dim Sum||6pm – 9.30pm||R650||Book Now|
|Tuesday, 2 April||Baking Masterclass (2 Sessions)||9am – 1pm||R820||Book Now|
|Wednesday, 3 April||Vegetarian||6pm – 9.30pm||R650||Book Now|
|Thursday, 4 April||Macaron Masterclass||6pm – 9.30pm||R820||Book Now|
|Friday, 5 April||Baking and Decorating||9am – 1pm||R850||Book Now|
|Tuesday, 9 April||Asian Fusion||6pm – 9.30pm||R680||Book Now|
|Wednesday, 10 April||Mexican||6pm – 9.30pm||R680||Book Now|
|Thursday, 11 April||Mastering Seafood – Fish||6pm – 9.30pm||R680||Book Now|
|Friday, 12 April||Pop-Up Dinner||6pm onward||R350||Book Now|
|Saturday, 13 April||Food Safety in Catering certification||9am – 4pm||R2 850||Book Now|
|Monday, 15 April – Thursday, 18 April||Domestic Training (4 days)||9am – 1pm||R2 200||Book Now|
|Tuesday, 16 April||Baking Masterclass (Session 1&2)||1.30pm – 5pm||R820||Book Now|
|Tuesday, 16 April||Authentic Italian Cooking||6pm – 9.30pm||R650||Book Now|
|Wednesday, 17 April||Confectionary & Sweets||6pm – 9.30pm||R820||Book Now|
|Tuesday, 23 April||Artisan Breads (Session 1&2)||9am – 1pm||R799||Book Now|
|Tuesday, 23 April||Mothers & Daughters||1.30pm – 5pm||R1 200||Book Now|
|Wednesday, 24 April||Pimp that Burger||1.30pm – 5pm||R680||Book Now|
|Wednesday, 24 April||Pacific Rim||6pm – 9.30pm||R680||Book Now|
|Thursday, 25 April||Knife Skills & Kitchen Hacks||1.30pm – 5pm||R650||Book Now|
|Friday, 26 April||Chocolate Workshop||9am – 1pm||R820||Book Now|
|Friday, 26 April||Pizza Evening||6pm – 9.30pm||R500||Book Now|
|Saturday, 27 April||Macaron Masterclass||9am – 1pm||R799||Book Now|
|Saturday, 27 April||Food Safety in Catering certification||9am – 4pm||R2 850||Book Now|
|Monday, 29 April||Intermediate Cooking (4 Sessions)||1.30pm – 5pm||R2 200||Book Now|
|Tuesday, 30 April||A Journey through Thailand (3 Sessions)||6pm – 9.30pm||R1 800||Book Now|